Testimonials / Awards


“Thank you for creating this exquisite little gem. In my job I travel the length and breadth of this country and I am always on the lookout for somewhere special to stay. Somewhere I can recommend to my family and friends. So far nothing compares to AhuAhu”……Ricky

Bottles on black background“Thanks for having us at AhuAhu, we enjoyed our stay very much indeed. The Villas are a credit to your imaginative good taste and the perfect blend of luxurious comfort without pretentiousness. Your warm hospitality and daily activity tips helped us make the best of Oakura and environs”……Janey and Stuart

“Thank you: Your Villas are beautiful. I will always remember NZ through my memories of being here. Sunrise to Sunset and all the water in between” ……Maggie and Ashley

“I was in great need of some R+R, a place to be on my own unwind, and become human again! AhuAhu Villas provides all this and more – privacy – great views – beach to walk on – peace and quiet – mod cons – comfy bed. My four days were great – feel rejuvenated”……Pam

“A huge thank you for providing us with the most beautiful location and setting for our Wedding. We couldn’t have found a more spectacular venue. We appreciated all your help and advice to make our day so special”……Matt and Beks

“I would like to personally thank you again for the wonderful hospitality you displayed last Saturday at the National Food and Beverages Tutors Conference that was held in New Plymouth. Such a perfect location and set up. The Conference delegates were extremely privileged to be able to spend the day at Oraukawa Lodge. I thank you sincerely for your prompt and attentive service over the day, we all valued your exceptional contribution- it certainly helped make the National Food and Beverage Tutors Conference such a success”……Glen


2007: Hospitality and Tourism Award: New Zealand Institute of Architecture

2003: Tourism Award: Taranaki Chamber of Commerce

2003: National Award for Hospitality: New Zealand Institute of Architecture

2002: Sustainable Architecture Award: New Zealand Institute of Architecture

2001: Emerging Business Award: Taranaki Chamber of Commerce

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